Acid on Digitone

weird, fixed it.

Making 303 stlye patches is all about knowing the 303 synthesis. There are some basic elements that most synths can do.
Saw/square wave vco.
Low pass resonant filter.
Filter decay env
Amp decay env
Glide/portamento. (this is essential)

Its pretty basic. Keep a short gate length. Then add the magic with glides and velocity/accent.


@Ess Very Richard James of you :slight_smile:


indeed. straight from the druqks era

I recommend the Digitone on acid


Aahhh well, maybe.
Lots of the stuff I’ve done recently seems to spark some AFX association for a lot of people but… It’s just braindance/idm stuff, lots of people sounded like that, but RDJ is like the only one that kept doing stuff in that direction, no?

Guess it’s not a bad artist to be compared to though, haha.


certainly not :slight_smile:

Sure, I guess he is just the most famous representative of this “genre”… But still, some of your latest digitone (and model:samples) demos have serious druqks vibes… I love them.


Gaaah… I’m inspired now!

Just had a little tweak around with the filter over the sawtooth and can’t believe this thing can do another thing.

Nice, nice filter :smiley:

Here’s my contribution

It’s actually very fiddly to make it close to a real 303 since for example the ACCENT also makes the ENV MOD shorter on the original and you really need to stay in the 303:ish sweetspot of the filter. Going to high makes it sound like crap right away. But it’s absolutely possible to make acid with the DN :slight_smile:


Reviving this thread to see if anybody wants to try their hand at Acid on the Digitone now with the addition of the Portamento feature.

I’ve been gassing for a tb-03 or the tt-303 but do not want to spend the money! Can anybody help me out with some programming tips? Or just post your patch settings if possible. Thank you!


Did you load the Digitone Keys presets yet? There’s one in there called TB Square (I think) that might be a good place to start patch wise.


I have not yet, I will do that in the next few days. Thanks for the recommendation!

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Good job ! , it is possible to share your patch?
Thank you

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Peeps need to get out and listen to more braindance IDM releases , found a good one here that has lots of Fm , could it be digitone ? This sounds like he uses that digitone acid patch.

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Oh no…there are others that keep it alive. Hes just the most prominent.

Maybe they like to compare his stuff to the Aphex Twin “druqks” album because it has acid patch and thin saw(?) was chord pads on top with a braindance IDM drum and synth sequence pattern and time signature, so I think that style is always going to sound Like druqks to people who have only heard that album and don’t listen to the genre a lot.

I don’t know. Some of @Ess 's demos just breathe a lot of Druqks vibes to me.
Even Aphex himself didn’t sound like that anymore after druqks. It’s a particular vibe that I only associate with that album.
If anyone can show me something close to druqks other than druqks (and @Ess :wink: ), please send me links!!


He only sounded like druqks during druqks. The rest of the time he sounds like aphex

For me…druqks is my least fave.
I absolutely LOVE the stuff he put on soundcloud. Sams Car…awesome

And the new stuff is as good…(for me)

So much good stuff…love it. LOVE IT :kissing_heart: